BUSINESS AND SALES PROFESSIONAL


P.O. Box 173                                                                                                                                       cell: 651.207.2906
Bayport, MN 55003                                                                                                       email: gregorystafki@ymail.com

                      |outside sales solutions |trainer|team influence|entrepreneurial|

        “Change is the law of life; those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”

                                                                       John Fitzgerald Kennedy

An astute business sales professional, expert in building strategic relationships, negotiating win-win outcomes, and creating a line-of-sight between tomorrow’s business successes of products and markets.  Traveled for business, ethical, forward-thinking and industry analytical.  The expertise honed in evaluating the vast marketing and sales options.

Ability to translate complex concepts into understandable relevant information for all individuals and parties. A team player with experience in consulting with customers, clients, general managers, business owners and ancillary personnel. Practical sales background, executing projects and plans that deliver corporate results and bottom-line profitability.  The ability to make major contributions to sales performance and team almost immediately.

computer and technology   Microsoft Word.  2020 Kitchen bath design programming. 

Internet and e-mail savvy.

Willing for Travel and Relocate

Values Offered

§     Prospecting and Cold Calling

§     Client Needs Assessment

§     Relationship Building

§     Return on Investment

§     Strategic Alliance Building

§     Financial Management

§     Contract Negotiations

§     Presentations

§     Business Case Development

§     Cost and Budgeting

§     Client Trust Building

§     Public Relations - Marketing

 

Employment Narratives

Sales professional with exceptional communication, training, analytical, people and department management skills.  Contributed to effectiveness in driving sales and profitability initiatives. Prepares sales cost estimates for manufacturing of products, sales projects, or services requested by clients. Aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or services for specific needs.  Determines equipment requirements for client.

Utilize knowledge of products to be manufactured, services to be performed, or type of payments    structure for client.  A combination of selling and product “know-how.”  Direct related training on ethical sales practices. 

Itemize equipment or services to be manufactured by company or purchased from outside sources. Computes cost estimates for materials, purchased equipment, subcontracted work, production activities and requirements, and labor for client and management.

Successful sales leadership in start-up and territory expansion situations. Consistently achieve top ranked performance in every position by bringing revenues and profits to new heights. Expert in consultative selling to executives and translating technical solutions into compelling investment opportunities.  Strong national account management skills, practiced in transforming vendor/customer relations to that of a valued business partner. Excellent interpersonal skills, able to build and sustain effective customer and partner relationships.

 

Employment and Training History

Midwest Packaging, Minneapolis, MN

          Owner and Operator: 1985—2005

Industrial packaging sales representative, barrier film, corrugated packaging for the following customers and clients: Cargill, Con-Agra, Delta Plastics, International Paper Company, and Liberty Carton Company. Winpeck, Graco, Borden Foods, AEP Industries and International Multifoods.  Indirectly with Hormel Foods and General Foods. 

Century College Coursework, St. Paul, MN

          Full-time Student: 2006

Day Trader, Bayport, MN

          Self-Employed: 2006—2008

Midwest Sound, Minneapolis, MN

          Sound Production: 2009—2010

The Power Chair Scooter Store, Forest Lake, MN

          Sales Representative: 2011—Present

Polaris, Osceola, WI

          Production Contractor: Present


Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN    1982

 Bachelor of Arts in Ministry: minor in Social Science

 

Century College, Maplewood, MN 2006  

    Kitchen and Bath Design Program